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The First 100 Days: Trump and the Degradation of the Presidency – Truthdig

The president’s failure to accomplish little of his agenda during his first months in office is striking. But we should not forget the vast harm he has done in this short time. Source: The First 100 Days: Trump and the … Continue reading

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March for Science: Thousands march around the world to protest Donald Trump’s ‘rejection of science’ | The Independent

Countless thousands of scientists and their supporters have marched around the world to protest what they say is Donald Trump’s rejection of science. Source: March for Science: Thousands march around the world to protest Donald Trump’s ‘rejection of science’ | … Continue reading

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Trump Doesn’t Even Know Who Rules North Korea | Crooks and Liars

Does the father come before the son is born? Source: Trump Doesn’t Even Know Who Rules North Korea | Crooks and Liars

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Dan Rather Condemns Media Calling Trump “Presidential” For “Dropping Bombs” And “Having Missile Strikes”

From the April 16 edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources: Source: Dan Rather Condemns Media Calling Trump “Presidential” For “Dropping Bombs” And “Having Missile Strikes”

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Not Just Syria: 5 Huge News Stories to Keep an Eye on amid the Madness

(ANTIMEDIA) The world’s eyes and ears have once again turned toward Syria following last week’s chemical weapons attack and U.S. President Donald Trump’s subsequent air strikes on the Assad government. Mainstream media, independent media, and social media platforms are fixing … Continue reading

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ISIL: Imbecilic Buffoon Trump leading America to Extinction | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Disturbing signs emerged Tuesday that Donald J. Trump’s odd self-presentation and … Source: ISIL: Imbecilic Buffoon Trump leading America to Extinction | Informed Comment

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Vatican Urges Trump To Change Climate Change Position | The Huffington Post

“Fortunately, in the United States, there are dissenting voices.” Source: Vatican Urges Trump To Change Climate Change Position | The Huffington Post

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Putin joins ranks of Climate Denialists in support of Trump | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Russian President Vladimir Putin has abruptly become a climate-change denialist, apparently … Source: Putin joins ranks of Climate Denialists in support of Trump | Informed Comment

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The fantasy that coal has a future helps no one

Coal is a dying industry for reasons that aren’t merely environmental. Source: The fantasy that coal has a future helps no one

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Trump Loses Again – Muslim Ban Extended By Court | Crooks and Liars

Nobody told Trump that what he said on television was admissible in court. Source: Trump Loses Again – Muslim Ban Extended By Court | Crooks and Liars

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Trump Has Given Fox News More Than $5 Million In Free Advertising; Fox Has Given Him Millions More

According to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump has given Fox News more than $5 million in free social media advertising through his positive tweets. But Trump’s $5 million gift to Fox pales in comparison to the network’s promotion of … Continue reading

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The simple Number that will Defeat Trump’s attempt to Roll back Obama Energy Policies

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Trump’s Executive Order deregulating dangerous gas emissions is being signed today … Source: The simple Number that will Defeat Trump’s attempt to Roll back Obama Energy Policies

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Four-and-a-half false statements EPA head Scott Pruitt made in just one interview

Team Trump begins to roll out its plan to kill climate action, making up facts and ruining your children’s future. Source: Four-and-a-half false statements EPA head Scott Pruitt made in just one interview

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Wall Street Journal Rips Into Trump – Is The Honeymoon Over? | Crooks and Liars

With the Dow down 250 yesterday, it may be over for the Tax Cut addicts on Wall Street, and Donald Trump. Source: Wall Street Journal Rips Into Trump – Is The Honeymoon Over? | Crooks and Liars

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Forbes 2017 billionaires list: Donald Trump drops 220 spots, Gina Rinehart skyrockets to 69 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Bill Gates tops Forbes’ billionaires list again, President Donald Trump slips 220 spots and Gina Rinehart has the best year of all female billionaires listed. Source: Forbes 2017 billionaires list: Donald Trump drops 220 spots, Gina Rinehart skyrockets to 69 … Continue reading

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White House-GCHQ row reveals a leader willing to alienate allies to save face | US news | The Guardian

Sean Spicer’s latest defense of the evidence-free assertion that Barack Obama had the Trump campaign placed under surveillance risks shattering an allegiance dear to both Washington and London Source: White House-GCHQ row reveals a leader willing to alienate allies to … Continue reading

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Public Media Executives: Trump’s “Foolish” Public Broadcasting Cuts Will Hurt “Small-Town America”

President Donald Trump’s proposal to gut funding for public broadcasting in his new budget released Thursday would mostly harm residents of small rural towns, many of who are Republican voters, according to public TV and radio executives.The 2018 budget plan from … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders slams Donald Trump: “What should we do if the president is a liar?” – Salon.com

Pulling no punches, the Vermont senator says Trump’s lies are a “very serious political problem in this country” Source: Bernie Sanders slams Donald Trump: “What should we do if the president is a liar?” – Salon.com

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Latest Reports Reveal Russian Ambassador Showered Sessions With Gifts

WASHINGTON – The Washington Post is reporting that after meetings with then Senator Jeff Sessions last summer, Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak showered the Trump surrogate with expensive gifts in an apparent attempt to curry favor with the Trump Campaign and … Continue reading

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Former president George W Bush defends role of the free press in wake of Donald Trump’s attacks – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

George W Bush defends the role of a free press in the wake of Donald Trump’s attacks on the media. Source: Former president George W Bush defends role of the free press in wake of Donald Trump’s attacks – Donald … Continue reading

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President Trumpet: Real news, not fake

David Meech reports all the real news – not fake news – about President Trumpet, some of which involves Prime Minister Trombone. Source: President Trumpet: Real news, not fake

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As tempo of Trump’s media war rises, the unthinkable becomes possible

Donald Trump is escalating his war on the media and on one of the government agencies that has provided sensational leaks on his presidency – the FBI. Source: As tempo of Trump’s media war rises, the unthinkable becomes possible Trump … Continue reading

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Donald Trump versus the Club of Rome

Trump’s appreciation of the environment extends only as far as the manicured grass of his golf courses. Source: Donald Trump versus the Club of Rome

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Undeniable PROOF Trump Uses Media As Scapegoat; He’s TERRIFIED People Will See Truth (DETAILS) – US Uncut

He doesn’t even try to hide it. Source: Undeniable PROOF Trump Uses Media As Scapegoat; He’s TERRIFIED People Will See Truth (DETAILS) – US Uncut

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Trump v. Islam | Informed Comment

By John Feffer | (Foreign Policy in Focus) | – – Trump the businessman is at war with Trump the … Source: Trump v. Islam | Informed Comment

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320 Million Americans Feared Trapped On New Season Of The Apprentice – The Shovel

Source: 320 Million Americans Feared Trapped On New Season Of The Apprentice – The Shovel

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Fox News anchor Chris Wallace turns on Donald Trump claim after latest attack on media

Trump repeatedly attacked the media as “fake news” in several tweets in recent days. One Fox anchor has hit back. Source: Fox News anchor Chris Wallace turns on Donald Trump claim after latest attack on media

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Donald Trump overturns law preventing companies dumping coal mining debris in streams and rivers | The Independent

President Donald Trump has put the brakes on a regulation blocking coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby streams. Trump called the stream protection regulation a “job-killing rule” before he signed a measure to overturn it. Source: Donald Trump overturns … Continue reading

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Day After Flynn Bombshell, Trump Calls On Only Murdoch Outlets At Press Conference

Following a bombshell report that National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may have violated the Logan Act, President Donald Trump called on reporters only from outlets owned by Rupert Murdoch at a February 10 U.S.-Japan joint press conference, favoring news sources … Continue reading

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Trump is just what Netanyahu needs to annex the West Bank | +972 Magazine

His ideological proximity to the new U.S. president will allow Netanyahu to advance plans for the de facto annexation of the West Bank. Now all he needs is Trump’s approval. By Menachem Klein A slip of the tongue from Prime Minister Benjamin … Continue reading

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Incredible! Donald Trump Has Highest Approval Rating Ever When You Sum Up All The Different Polls – The Shovel

Source: Incredible! Donald Trump Has Highest Approval Rating Ever When You Sum Up All The Different Polls – The Shovel

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Donald Trump Stays Silent On Mosque Shooting While Raging Over Louvre Knife Attack

Donald J. Trump Verified account ‏@realDonaldTrump “A new radical Islamic terrorist has just attacked in Louvre Museum in Paris. Tourists were locked down. France on edge again. GET SMART U.S.” Six people died at the Quebec City mosque, and one … Continue reading

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America N01 Germay No2 – Video

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World Leaders Receive Crank Calls from Someone Claiming to Be President of United States

Satire from the Borowitz Report World Leaders Receive Crank Calls from Someone Claiming to Be President of United States By Andy Borowitz February 2, 2017 WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a spate of annoying telephone pranks that has lasted nearly two … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s silence on Trump and anti-Semitism

Original Analysis by +972 Magazine’s bloggers and op-ed contributors Netanyahu’s silence on Trump and anti-Semitism

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US raid on al-Qaeda compound in Yemen Donald Trump’s first military engagement as president

The eight-year-old daughter of US-born Yemeni preacher and al- Qaeda ideologue Anwar al-Awlaki reportedly died in the raid. Source: US raid on al-Qaeda compound in Yemen Donald Trump’s first military engagement as president

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Donald Trump’s Muslim ban excludes countries in which he has business ties

American airports overnight became settings for heartbreak, frustration and panic as the Muslim ban kicked in. But the countries left off the list were telling. Source: Donald Trump’s Muslim ban excludes countries in which he has business ties

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Nice media conference but the Trump-Putin agenda dwarfs Theresa May’s to-do list

Surely she didn’t believe Trump’s commitment to NATO. Nonetheless, it would have been useful for her to get him on the record – sort-of. Source: Nice media conference but the Trump-Putin agenda dwarfs Theresa May’s to-do list

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Trump sees Press and Public Enemy No. 1 – Reporters w/out Borders

By IPS News Desk | – – ROME (IPS) – “Alarmed” by the new administration’s “repeated attacks on the media … Source: Trump sees Press and Public Enemy No. 1 – Reporters w/out Borders

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Illegal Votes? Reports Mysterious Foreigner Voted 3 Million Times In US Election

Donald Trump’s repeated claim that millions of illegal votes were cast in the recent presidential election appear to be true, with reports that one man – an unregistered voter from Moscow – may have voted 3 million times. The man … Continue reading

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Steve Bannon To Journalists: Kneel Before Trump

Source: Steve Bannon To Journalists: Kneel Before Trump

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The Muscovian Candidate? | The Monthly

In the past there have frequently been discussions on the left about what was called a crisis of legitimacy within the countries of democratic capitalism. Most of these discussions have been misleading or exaggerated. In the case of the new … Continue reading

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This is what will happen if Trump really does move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem | The Independent

Having set a combative tone in his inauguration address last week, President Trump has wasted no time tackling his biggest bugbears. First up, Obamacare, diminished by executive order on Friday afternoon; then, over the weekend, an astonishing stepping-up of his … Continue reading

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In One Day, 17 Signs Of How Bad Press Treatment Will Be Under Trump

Yesterday’s press conference laid bare President-elect Donald Trump’s strategy for dealing with the press as president: He will seek to delegitimize news outlets that provide critical coverage, try to turn them against one another, reward sycophantic coverage from openly pro-Trump … Continue reading

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Better words never said and names not mentioned. Video

Meryl Streep Speech The Golden Globes 2017

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Was a Norwegian Cartoon Banned from Twitter and Facebook? : snopes.com

Rumors that a political cartoon featuring Donald Trump was banned from the social media sites were likely started in an attempt to spread the image to a wider audience. Source: Was a Norwegian Cartoon Banned from Twitter and Facebook? : … Continue reading

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Trump Named In Time Magazine’s ‘50 Most Influential Children Of 2016’ – The Shovel

Source: Trump Named In Time Magazine’s ‘50 Most Influential Children Of 2016’ – The Shovel

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The annexation of Palestine could be closer than you think | +972 Magazine

A perfect storm of domestic Israeli politics combined with the changing of the guard in Washington could create an opportunity for those advocating annexation to finally make their move. Senior Israeli government minister Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday that he … Continue reading

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Trump Supporter GOES OFF On Black Comedian, Claims He’s ALLOWED To Be Racist Now (DETAILS) – US Uncut

Remind us again how Donald Trump’s campaign didn’t cater to racists. Source: Trump Supporter GOES OFF On Black Comedian, Claims He’s ALLOWED To Be Racist Now (DETAILS) – US Uncut

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